• More than 500 attend Ag Education Day
By Wayne Parham

Thomson-McDuffie Middle School student Johnson Bailey learns to churn butter from Gladys Rodgers, of Hill Crest Farms in Dearing. Photo by Wayne Parham.

More than 500 students participated Wednesday in Thomson-McDuffie Middle School’s Agriculture Education Awareness day.
The event was a first for the middle school and was organized by one high school ag student who hopes to one day teach agriculture — Thomson High School FFA President Shelby Key. Ag students from Thomson High School and all science classes at TMMS visited the parking lot outside the school and visited different tables and exhibits.
Rick Dubose, FFA leader and agriculture teacher at the high school, said the event at the middle school ag teacher said it shows his students’ ability to provide leadership, take responsibility, responsibility, and a willingness to promote agriculture.

To read more on this story, see the Sun., March 24, edition of The McDuffie Progress.





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